The Funk Brothers were a group of Detroit-based session musicians who performed the backing to most Motown recordings from 1959 until the company moved to Los Angeles in 1972. They are considered one of the most successful groups of studio musicians in music history. The Funk Brothers played on Motown hits such as "My Girl", "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", "Baby Love", "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours", "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone", "The Tears of a Clown", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", and "Heat Wave". In 2008 surviving members recorded Live in Orlando, an album and video.

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  • The Funk Brothers were a group of Detroit-based session musicians who performed the backing to most Motown recordings from 1959 until the company moved to Los Angeles in 1972. They are considered one of the most successful groups of studio musicians in music history. The Funk Brothers played on Motown hits such as "My Girl", "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", "Baby Love", "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours", "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone", "The Tears of a Clown", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", and "Heat Wave". The role of the Funk Brothers is described in Paul Justman's 2002 documentary film Standing in the Shadows of Motown, based on Allan Slutsky's book of the same name. The opening titles claim that the Funk Brothers have "played on more number-one hits than the Beatles, Elvis Presley, the Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys combined." In 2008 surviving members recorded Live in Orlando, an album and video. (en)
  • The Funk Brothers war der Name von insgesamt 13 Sessionmusikern des US-amerikanischen unabhängigen Plattenkonzerns Motown Corporation, die abwechselnd - je nach Bedarf und Verfügbarkeit zusammengestellt - bei den meisten Hits zwischen 1959 und 1972 mitspielten und die instrumentale Grundlage des „Motown-Sound“ bildeten. (de)
  • Funk Brothers fue una banda de sesión estadounidense de soul, conocida por haber participado en la práctica totalidad de las grabaciones de todos los artistas del sello Motown Records, incluyendo a Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, the Four Tops o a Marvin Gaye, entre otros muchos. (es)
  • The Funk Brothers est le nom d'un groupe de musiciens studio de Detroit (Michigan) qui a participé à l'enregistrement de la plupart des albums du label Motown entre 1959 et 1972, date à laquelle la Motown s'est établie à Los Angeles (Californie). Les Funk Brothers apparaissent sur de nombreux hits Motown, comme My Girl, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Baby Love, Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours, Papa Was a Rollin' Stone, The Tears of a Clown, et (Love is Like a) Heat Wave. En 2002, le documentaire de Paul Justman Standing in the shadows of Motown (Motown : la véritable histoire) retrace l'épopée du groupe, d'après le livre éponyme d'Allan Slutsky. Dès le début, le film annonce la couleur : « les Funk Brothers ont joué sur plus de hits n°1 que les Beatles, Elvis, les Rolling Stones et les Beach Boys réunis ». (fr)
  • The Funk Brothers is de naam voor een groep artiesten die op veel hits van het Motown-label als sessiemuzikanten optraden, maar nooit onder deze naam naar voren kwamen. (nl)
  • I The Funk Brothers sono stati dei musicisti attivi come turnisti e nell'ambito di numerose registrazioni effettuate dall'etichetta discografica statunitense Motown tra il 1959 ed il 1972, anno in cui l'etichetta si è spostata da Detroit a Los Angeles e il gruppo si è sciolto. (it)
  • The Funk Brothers é o nome da banda de estúdio da gravadora Motown Records, formado em Detroit, Michigan. (pt)
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  • The Funk Brothers war der Name von insgesamt 13 Sessionmusikern des US-amerikanischen unabhängigen Plattenkonzerns Motown Corporation, die abwechselnd - je nach Bedarf und Verfügbarkeit zusammengestellt - bei den meisten Hits zwischen 1959 und 1972 mitspielten und die instrumentale Grundlage des „Motown-Sound“ bildeten. (de)
  • Funk Brothers fue una banda de sesión estadounidense de soul, conocida por haber participado en la práctica totalidad de las grabaciones de todos los artistas del sello Motown Records, incluyendo a Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, the Four Tops o a Marvin Gaye, entre otros muchos. (es)
  • The Funk Brothers is de naam voor een groep artiesten die op veel hits van het Motown-label als sessiemuzikanten optraden, maar nooit onder deze naam naar voren kwamen. (nl)
  • I The Funk Brothers sono stati dei musicisti attivi come turnisti e nell'ambito di numerose registrazioni effettuate dall'etichetta discografica statunitense Motown tra il 1959 ed il 1972, anno in cui l'etichetta si è spostata da Detroit a Los Angeles e il gruppo si è sciolto. (it)
  • The Funk Brothers é o nome da banda de estúdio da gravadora Motown Records, formado em Detroit, Michigan. (pt)
  • The Funk Brothers were a group of Detroit-based session musicians who performed the backing to most Motown recordings from 1959 until the company moved to Los Angeles in 1972. They are considered one of the most successful groups of studio musicians in music history. The Funk Brothers played on Motown hits such as "My Girl", "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", "Baby Love", "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours", "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone", "The Tears of a Clown", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", and "Heat Wave". In 2008 surviving members recorded Live in Orlando, an album and video. (en)
  • The Funk Brothers est le nom d'un groupe de musiciens studio de Detroit (Michigan) qui a participé à l'enregistrement de la plupart des albums du label Motown entre 1959 et 1972, date à laquelle la Motown s'est établie à Los Angeles (Californie). Les Funk Brothers apparaissent sur de nombreux hits Motown, comme My Girl, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Baby Love, Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours, Papa Was a Rollin' Stone, The Tears of a Clown, et (Love is Like a) Heat Wave. (fr)
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